Photoshop: File extension (ex. jpg) not changing during format change after upgrade to macOS 10.15 Catalina

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Photoshop 20.0.6 file extension (ex .jpg) not changing during format change on macos Catalina.
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Posted 4 months ago

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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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This is a known issue. It's always a good idea to read this information before you update your OS.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Official Response
Update to Photoshop 20.0.7. The file extension is now hidden by default but will automatically match the format selected in the Format pop-up.

Additional details here:

If you've accidentally saved a file with the wrong extension, see this document for how to determine the true file type and rename it:
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Axel Jón Fjeldsted

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This is great stuff.

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